Category Archives: Goddess

The Memory Jacket

My mother asked that I create a “Memory Jacket” for her 80th birthday. Crazy quilting, charms, embroidery are combined with bits and pieces to create a jacket identifying occurrences in her life. The farm in Iowa where she grew up … Continue reading

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If you Give a Mouse a Cookie…

The Destashification Version of the Story: If you give The Destasher several yards of fine woolen fabric, she will need a pattern. If she finds a pattern in The Stash, it will specify interfacing. If she goes to the store … Continue reading

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The Purse d’Resistance is now a Backpack!

Last summer, the Purse d’Resistance was created to carry all the necessities during a month of travel.   Unfortunately, somewhere in the creative process, visual and textural interest trumped common sense. As a result, the base and body of a purse … Continue reading

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How to Make Those Faces

Beaded Face Cabochons add just the right embellishment to purses and jackets.  The beading options are endless! This post outlines the steps to create a basic beaded face cabochon. Start with a polymer clay face.  They are simple to make … Continue reading

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Stash Couture Jacket

Embellishing is so much fun!  The level can range from fully encrusted to just a few seam treatments. I found a simple white linen jacket at an off-price store.  The jacket had great lines, including a rounded back yoke, but … Continue reading

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The Purse d’Resistance – Stash Couture

A Stash Couture summer handbag – with embellishment for fun! The Stash provided the fabric, the embellishments and even the snaps! The pattern was a modified Indygo Junction Streetcar Bag.  The flap just called out for embellishment – and the … Continue reading

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How to Make Those Fabric Flowers

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The Fabric Flowers on the Rose Top received numerous comments when I wore it out last night, so I thought I would try my first tutorial on how to make them. All of the flowers except the coral roses are … Continue reading

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